Nighy and Mays make a terrific double act [...] It’s a pleasure to watch them together.
Observer on The Limehouse Golem
Mays is unobtrusively brilliant as Wildeblood
The Guardian on Against the Law
Powerfully nuanced performances by Anna Maxwell Martin and Daniel Mays as Tim Parry’s parents
The Independant on Mother's Day
Nominated for a BAFTA for Best Supporting Actor in 2017
It’s perhaps no surprise that Daniel Mays [...] achieves in Aston’s slow-moving actions and speech, culminating in his sad, dazed recollection of his brutal psychiatric treatment, the most affecting moments of the night.
The Telegraph on The Caretaker
It’s a mesmerising, screen-owning, hit-the-big-time performance from Mays
The Guardian on Line of Duty
Mays brought an extraordinary mix of intensity and vulnerability to this most manipulative of hard men.
The Telegraph on Line of Duty